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A plea seeking an early hearing of the petition against the Collegium system for the appointment of judges and revival of the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) for the purpose was mentioned in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju said that the SC Constitution Bench had directed to restructure the memorandum of procedure (MoP) of the collegium system.
Updated : 3 months, 1 week ago IST
Disagreeing with the current collegium system, RJD member of parliament from Rajya Sabha Manoj Jha said that with the new changes, the government needs to bring the Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) bill.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Aam Aadmi Party leader Raghav Chadha on Friday opposed a bill introduced in the Upper House to regulate the appointment of judges through the National Judicial Appointment Commission and requested the government not to introduce any bill that would involve interference of political class in
Minister of Law Kiren Rijiju on Thursday said that there is no such proposal to reintroduce the National Judicial Appointments Commission (NJAC) with suitable modifications.
A bench led by Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul said that it expects the Attorney General to play the role of the seniormost law officer to advise the government on the existing legal position.
Updated : 3 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Referring to the sublimity in the dialogue, discussions, deliberations and debates in the Constituent Assembly on sensitive, complex and ethical issues, Dhankhar said obstruction and disruption of parliamentary proceedings are antithetical to democratic values.
In his maiden speech in Rajya Sabha on the first day of the winter session of Parliament, the Vice President said democracy blossoms and flourishes when its three facets - the legislature, the judiciary and the executive scrupulously adhere to their respective domains.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar who is also Chairman of the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday spoke on the 99th Constitutional Amendment Bill paving way for the National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) which was undone by the Supreme Court in 2015.
Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Friday said that the judiciary cannot become the legislature or executive as any incursion by one organ into the domain of the other can upset the apple cart of governance.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Supreme Court asked the Attorney General of India and the Solicitor General to ensure that the law of the land laid down by this court is followed.
Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Former Union Minister of Law and Justice Ashwani Kumar, while supporting Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju's statement on the collegium system, has emphasized the need to review and reconsider the present collegium system.